SAN FRANCISCO - Following are the 2016 Pac-12 Conference Women's Swimming & Diving All-Academic teams, announced today by Commissioner Larry Scott. To be eligible for selection to the academic team, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade-point average and appear in at least 50 percent of their team’s competitions.
SAN FRANCISCO — STANFORD freshman Ella Eastin was named Pac-12 Women’s Swimmer of the Year, as well as Pac-12 Freshman/Newcomer of the Year. Cardinal head coach Greg Meehan and USC head coach Dave Salo were named Pac-12 Women’s Swimming Co-Coaches of the Year, the Conference office announced today. The awards were voted on by the Pac-12 head women’s swimming coaches. Additionally, STANFORD sophomore Gracia Leydon-Mahoney was named Pac-12 Women’s Diver of the Year. UCLA’s Eloise Belanger was tabbed Pac-12 Women’s Diving Freshman/Newcomer of the Year, and STANFORD diving coach Patrick Jeffrey was named diving coach of the year. The awards were voted on by the Pac-12 women’s diving coaches.
FEDERAL WAY, WASH. — USC claimed its first ever Conference title on final day of the Pac-12 Women’s Swimming and Men’s and Women’s Diving Championships at the Weyerhaeuser King Country Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Wash. The four-day meet featured fast swimming and exquisite diving with American and Conference records, historic program finishes, all capped with the Trojan victory with 1481 team points.
FEDERAL WAY, WASH. - Another day, another American record. On the third day of the 2016 Pac-12 Championships, STANFORD captured the American record in the 400 medley relay in 3:26.25. Through three days of competition, USC leads Stanford by five points, 951-946 with CALIFORNIA in third (890.5).